CIB 7/25/2016: Trump Digs Coal

Trump Digs Coal. This week in CIB: Campaign Watch: Trump and the RNC Dig Coal The hand-held signs waving in the hands of delegates in front of the stage said it: Trump Digs Coal. Donald Trump himself pressed home his support for ramping up fossil fuel production during his presidential nomination acceptance speech. The platform officially adopted […]

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2016 Stanback Intern: Meet Nick Younger

1) Where is home for you? I am from Boone in the beautiful mountains of North Carolina. I like to say I’m a born and raised North Carolinian, but I did find myself in Louisiana for a time perfecting my skills “wrasslin’ gators” and the like. Except for that, I’ve lived only in North Carolina […]

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CIB 7/18/2016: True cost of justice

What is the cost of a judicial system that citizens cannot afford to use?  This week in CIB: Administrative Watch: Prohibitive Bonding If the law prices simple access to the courts beyond the means of the overwhelming majority of the public, can the agency whose decisions are shielded from review still be considered accountable to the public? […]

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PR: Gov. McCrory Signs Duke Energy Protection Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Katie Todd 919.244.5868 katie@nclcv.org GOV. MCCRORY SIGNS “DUKE ENERGY PROTECTION ACT” Former Duke employee shows his loyalty to former employer, not current constituents RALEIGH : To no surprise, Governor Pat McCrory signed disastrous coal ash legislation into law last Friday, further stalling the cleanup of the state’s toxic coal ash mess. […]

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